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What are the risks of having an exercise electrocardiogram (ecg)?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: Very safe

If exercise is going to make you seriously sick, it'll happen where they'll probably be able to resuscitate you -- disease discovered would have caught up with you soon enough without anyone on-scene to help.
But mostly -- congratulations on considering a fitness screen -- my hope is that it'll inspire you to exercise to your maximum as often as you can.

In brief: Very safe

If exercise is going to make you seriously sick, it'll happen where they'll probably be able to resuscitate you -- disease discovered would have caught up with you soon enough without anyone on-scene to help.
But mostly -- congratulations on considering a fitness screen -- my hope is that it'll inspire you to exercise to your maximum as often as you can.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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